For those of us obsessed with upping our nutrient game to get the high quantities of fruits and veggies recommended daily, a blender is a must have. However, all blenders are not created equally. If you鈥檝e ever tried to blend a carrot in a normal blender, you鈥檒l know exactly what we鈥檙e talking about. That鈥檚 why we鈥檙e obsessed with聽Vitamix, a kitchen tool that goes beyond blending to turn any fruit or veggie into a liquid masterpiece 鈥 also see: more affordable聽competitors like Blendtec and the Ninja Ultima Pro.聽A聽powerful聽blender is an聽investment that鈥檒l make聽a huge聽impact in聽your kitchen, and more importantly, your health. We鈥檙e sharing 11聽reasons why you might fall in love with this聽magical machine.


1. Make Creamy Soups or Broths:聽Craving a creamy broccoli soup, but not in the mood to simmer all day? Simply add all your veggies to your high power blender, and the聽friction will actually heat up the contents by the time the聽blending process is complete. If you don鈥檛 want to go fully creamy with your soup, blend the veggies until fine and then add them to a pot with broth to help decrease cooking time. (Photo聽via Vitamix)

2. Your Chopping Days Are Over:聽Not to sound like a cheesy infomercial, but aren鈥檛 you sick of chopping a million veggies to make dinner? Let the Vitamix do the work for you. Throw everything in that you want to chop, and boom! You鈥檝e got chopped veggies ready to saut茅. (Photo via Tommy Nichols, Raw Blend)


3. Eat a Day鈥檚 Worth of Fruits +聽Veggies:聽It鈥檚 really hard to pack in all the vital nutrients that your body needs by聽just eating whole foods. You鈥檇 be chewing all day long! Solution? Blend them up, baby! You鈥檒l get all the amazing聽vitamins and minerals, plus keep the fiber that juicing leaves out. (Photo聽via SkinnyMs.)


4. Fall in Love With Super Foods:聽Mushroom powders, maca, cocoa, gogi berries and blue green algae, oh my!聽Incorporating these super foods into your diet just got easier 鈥 just add a few teaspoons聽to a smoothie to聽seriously up the flavor and substance. (Photo via


5. Embrace New Recipes:聽A serious blender聽will inspire you to get creative in the kitchen with new sauce recipes, spices and dressings. Make your own marinade for next weekend鈥檚 barbecue or create a whole new concoction. We鈥檙e impressed by this Vitamix cheesecake recipe. (Photo via The Blenderist)


6.聽Easily Whip Up聽Party Snacks:聽Have you ever wanted to blow your guests away with a homemade marinade, dessert, salsa or dressing? This is your chance to shine in the kitchen. (Photo via Knead to Cook)


7. Trick Friends With Healthy Swaps:聽Bringing a treat to work to celebrate a聽coworker鈥檚 birthday? The avocado in here can be our little secret. (Photo via SavorHomeBlog)

Kimberly Snyder, Raw Taco Gorilla Wraps

8. Make Fancy Lunches:聽Going out for lunch is easy, but the聽calories and cost can really add up. Owning a serious blender聽can help you make salads, dressings and tasty wrap ingredients easily, so you鈥檒l have them ready to eat all week long. (Photo via Kimberly Snyder)


9. Take Yourself聽on a Vacation Any Time:聽Get ready to explore some amazing cocktail creations with your blender.聽Want the best margarita of all time? Drop whole fruit, like pineapple, coconut, kiwi, grapefruit or oranges, with a little ice, lime and tequila, and you鈥檒l feel like you鈥檙e on a tropical beach. (Photo via Vitamix)


10. Hide Bitter, Healthy Greens:聽If you聽can鈥檛 stand the taste or texture of greens, slip them into your smoothie to聽mask the bitter flavors and make even the pickiest of eaters swoon. (Photo via Taste of Divine)


11. Save Money:聽Blending allows you to keep the fiber in foods intact, lessens cleaning time and allows you to save a ton of money because you need about half the produce to blend when compared to juicing. If you find yourself constantly buying green juice, try a聽Vitamix 鈥 the adjustments on it will聽allow you to get to a super smooth texture that鈥檚 almost identical to juice.聽(Photo via RachelCooks)

Do you own a Vitamix? Tell us what you love about it in the comments below!